Donald Howard Sutton (Black & Decker)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: April 2, 1945 in Clio, AL
High School: Gonzalez Tate HS (Pensacola, FL)
Schools: Gulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL), Mississippi College (Clinton, MS), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA), Whittier College (Whittier, CA)
Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1964. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1966 (Age 21.012, 10,058th in MLB history) vs. HOU 7.0 IP, 7 H, 7 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1966 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Angels/Brewers/Astros/Athletics 1966-1988
Agents: Lonnie Cooper, previously: LaRue Harcourt [*]
Last Game: August 9, 1988 (Age 43.129) vs. CIN 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1998 (386/473 ballots).
View Don Sutton Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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